opposed opposed  /ə ˈpoʊzd/


  • (adj) being in opposition or having an opponent


  1. The Chiefs were unanimously opposed.
  2. All are staunchly opposed to medical intervention in the case of illness, preferring instead to depend upon prayer to do the healing.
  3. Even though I approved of Afghanistan and opposed Iraq from the beginning, I still resent that I was not asked or given the opportunity to support those soldiers.


  1. Developer withdraws proposal for Dartmouth dorm complex

    Residents who opposed the project cheered Tuesday night when a developer looking to build a 504-bed dorm complex on Old Westport Road withdrew his petition.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  2. Salt Lake City poised to raise property taxes; Mayor Becker still opposed

    Salt Lake City poised to raise property taxes; Mayor Becker still opposed by Christopher Smart The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 11, 2013 08:46PM MDT You can take it out of the bank: the Salt Lake City Council has five votes to raise an additional $7 million in property taxes. The official vote is expected next week. The tax increase would be equivalent to $59.40 on a house valued at $250,000 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. NEW INFORMATION: Democrats delay vote on bill requiring ultrasound

    Democrats opposed the measure during debate Tuesday. The bill will return to the Republican-controlled Senate the next time it is in session, likely next week.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WEAU Eau Claire


  1. "I know the Democratic leaders have opposed some of these policies in the past," Bush said. "Now that their opposition has helped drive gas prices to record levels, I ask them to reconsider their positions. If congressional leaders leave for...
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "For while Senator McCain was turning his sights to Iraq just days after 9/11, I stood up and opposed this war, knowing that it would distract us from the real threats we face," Obama said in late August.
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  3. "Senator Obama opposed the new strategy, and, after promising not to, voted to deny funds to the soldiers who have done a brilliant and brave job of carrying it out," McCain said.
    on Jun 3, 2004 By: John McCain Source: Newsday

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